Meelis Veeremets was born in Tallinn 1983. After high-school he studied social work for one year.
In 2002 Tallinn University was again accepting film-students and as there were no cinematography classes that year, he started as a director, but all that he directed from that day on, was photography (with few exceptions in documentaries and dance-film-etudes). His body of work has been mainly short features and commercials. He shot his first feature in 2007 and few days after premiere was born his first daughter Pippa.
2008 he joined Estonian Society of Cinematographers and established his own company Rottfilm (Rat Film) with three directors/friends.